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Naomi Campbell, 51, cuts a glamorous figure in a plunging gold gown at the BET Awards

Naomi Campbell was a vision of glamour in a plunging gold gown as she took to the stage at Sunday’s BET Awards.

The model, 51, stunned in the eye-catching dress as she presented Best Male Hip-Hop Artist to Lil Baby at the star-studded event in LA’s Microsoft Theatre.

Naomi’s appearance at the awards comes weeks after she surprised fans with the news that she had welcomed a baby daughter, with sources later claiming the child was born with the help of a surrogate.

Gorgeous: Naomi Campbell, 51, was a vision of glamour in a plunging gold gown as she took to the stage at Sunday’s BET Awards at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles

Naomi was hard to miss in her eye-catching gold gown with a frilled neckline and flowing skirt as she spoke at the ceremony, which this was in celebration of ‘the year of the black woman.’

The fashion icon stunned in her elegant dress at the star-studded awards, as she took to the stage to speak alongside those in attendance.

The BET Awards was the first event Naomi has attended since surprising fans with the news last month that she had welcomed a baby girl.

Gorgeous: The model stunned in the eye-catching dress as she spoke at the star-studded event, her first since announcing she'd welcomed a baby girl via. surrogate

Gorgeous: The model stunned in the eye-catching dress as she spoke at the star-studded event, her first since announcing she’d welcomed a baby girl via. surrogate

Stunning: Naomi was hard to miss in her eye-catching gold gown with a frilled neckline and flowing skirt as she spoke at the ceremony

Stunning: Naomi was hard to miss in her eye-catching gold gown with a frilled neckline and flowing skirt as she spoke at the ceremony

It comes after she revealed that she has ‘never felt so much love like I have over these past few weeks’ in a sweet Instagram post.

The new mum looked radiant as she took to social media last month to thank fans for all their ‘well wishes’ while surrounded by dozens of stunning flowers.

Naomi penned: ‘Never have I felt so much love like I have over these past few weeks, I am so thankful for the love that you’ve poured into me and my daughter.  

‘Thank you all for the Warm messages of support and birthday wishes. Despite the challenging year we’ve all had, there has been so many blessings that I am beyond grateful and thankful for.  

‘By Gods Grace we are almost at the light at the end of the tunnel, strength and perseverance Love, Naomi.’

Star guest: The fashion icon stunned in her elegant dress at the star-studded awards, as she took to the stage to speak alongside those in attendance

Star guest: The fashion icon stunned in her elegant dress at the star-studded awards, as she took to the stage to speak alongside those in attendance

Only recently, Naomi revealed she was listening to Bob Marley during the ‘special moment’ she became a mother for the first time. 

The model shared the candid detail about her daughter’s birth on her YouTube series No Filter, saying: ‘Music is like… In my most special moments, you know I just became a mum, I had Bob Marley playing. That’s my roots, you know? It’s my roots.’

Last month, Naomi shared the news that she had become a mother for the first time after welcoming a baby girl. 

Shortly after, the supermodel told fans she was ‘honoured and humbled’, amid claims she’s set to raise her daughter with her ‘secret American boyfriend’. 

The model is said to have welcomed her baby via a surrogate, with unearthed pictures of the star taken three weeks before her baby’s arrival showing her out in New York City – where she now lives. 

Happy: She was in high spirits while seated at the socially-distanced ceremony after sharing her baby news with fans

Happy: She was in high spirits while seated at the socially-distanced ceremony after sharing her baby news with fans

Surprise! Last month, Naomi shared the news that she had become a mother for the first time after welcoming a baby girl

Surprise! Last month, Naomi shared the news that she had become a mother for the first time after welcoming a baby girl

Naomi spoke about motherhood as she interviewed fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg, 74, on her YouTube show. 

Interacting with fans as her YouTube recording aired, Naomi wrote on the live stream chat: ‘Hello my darlings, thank you so much for the pre birthday wishes… and for my new chapter as a mother I’m honoured and humbled.’  

A source previously told People that Naomi wanted to become a mother for over a decade, saying: ‘She’s wanted a baby for a long time, more than 10 years.’  

'Honoured and humbled': Shortly after, the supermodel told fans she was 'honoured and humbled', amid claims she's set to raise her daughter with her 'secret American boyfriend'

‘Honoured and humbled’: Shortly after, the supermodel told fans she was ‘honoured and humbled’, amid claims she’s set to raise her daughter with her ‘secret American boyfriend’

The insider added: ‘Anyone who’s surprised Naomi is having a baby on her own, her own way, and on her own timetable doesn’t know Naomi Campbell. Hasn’t she redefined everything she’s ever touched?’  

Friends have also told The Daily Mail that they believe Naomi – who never knew her father and was raised largely by her grandmother – used a surrogate. 

Sources close to the model added to The Sun that Naomi is in a ‘wonderful place’ and how it finally felt like the ‘perfect time’ to become a parent. 

The insider said: ‘Naomi has really mellowed in the past year and is in a wonderful place in life. She has been living in America with her boyfriend and is really happy. It finally felt like the ­perfect time to become a mother and she is over the moon.

‘The first lockdown allowed her to stop and take stock of the important things and she decided now was the time to properly look into starting a family.’

Naomi reportedly recently told her team that she wants to quit working over weekends, just weeks before making her baby announcement.  

The star kept her baby news a secret from the public, but a handful of friends, family and fashion insiders were in the know.   

Claims: The model is said to have welcomed her baby, pictured last month, via a surrogate, with unearthed pictures of the star taken three weeks before her baby's arrival showing her out in New York City

Claims: The model is said to have welcomed her baby, pictured last month, via a surrogate, with unearthed pictures of the star taken three weeks before her baby’s arrival showing her out in New York City

Naomi announced the news on Instagram as she shared a picture of her newborn’s feet alongside the caption: ‘A beautiful little blessing has chosen me to be her mother. 

‘So honoured to have this gentle soul in my life there are no words to describe the lifelong bond that I now share with you, my angel. There is no greater love.’

Naomi was last in a relationship with rapper Skepta in 2018 but enjoyed a fling with Liam Payne the following year. 

She has also enjoyed high-profile relationships with the likes of Diddy, Robert De Niro, Mike Tyson and Russian billionaire Vladislav Doronin over the years.

Although she is notoriously private about her love life, Naomi has previously stated she is ‘on good terms’ with her exes and was not believed to be dating anyone new when she announces the arrival of her daughter.

2021 BET Awards Winners

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

AFTER HOURS – THE WEEKND

BLAME IT ON BABY – DABABY

GOOD NEWS – MEGAN THEE STALLION

HEAUX TALES – JAZMINE SULLIVAN – WINNER

KING’S DISEASE – NAS

UNGODLY HOUR – CHLOE X HALLE

CARDI B FT. MEGAN THEE STALLION - WAP - WINNER

CARDI B FT. MEGAN THEE STALLION – WAP – WINNER

BEST COLLABORATION

CARDI B FT. MEGAN THEE STALLION – WAP – WINNER

DABABY FT. RODDY RICCH – ROCKSTAR

DJ KHALED FT. DRAKE – POPSTAR

JACK HARLOW FT. DABABY, TORY LANEZ & LIL WAYNE – WHATS POPPIN (REMIX)

MEGAN THEE STALLION FT. DABABY – CRY BABY

POP SMOKE FT. LIL BABY & DABABY – FOR THE NIGHT

BEST FEMALE R&B / POP ARTIST

BEYONCÉ

H.E.R. – WINNER

JAZMINE SULLIVAN

JHENÉ AIKO

SUMMER WALKER

SZA

BEST MALE R&B / POP ARTIST

6LACK

ANDERSON .PAAK

CHRIS BROWN – WINNER

GIVEON

TANK

THE WEEKND

GIVEON - WINNER

GIVEON – WINNER

BEST NEW ARTIST

COI LERAY

FLO MILLI

GIVEON – WINNER

JACK HARLOW

LATTO

POOH SHIESTY 

BEST GROUP

21 SAVAGE & METRO BOOMIN

CHLOE X HALLE

CHRIS BROWN & YOUNG THUG

CITY GIRLS

MIGOS

SILK SONIC – WINNER

BEST FEMALE HIP HOP ARTIST

CARDI B

COI LERAY

DOJA CAT

MEGAN THEE STALLION – WINNER

LATTO

SAWEETIE

LIL BABY - WINNER

LIL BABY – WINNER

BEST MALE HIP HOP ARTIST

DABABY

DRAKE

J. COLE

JACK HARLOW

LIL BABY – WINNER

POP SMOKE 

DR. BOBBY JONES BEST GOSPEL/INSPIRATIONAL AWARD

BEBE WINANS – IN JESUS NAME

CECE WINANS – NEVER LOST

H.E.R. – HOLD US TOGETHER

KIRK FRANKLIN – STRONG GOD – WINNER

MARVIN SAPP – THANK YOU FOR IT ALL

TAMELA MANN – TOUCH FROM YOU

BET HER AWARD

ALICIA KEYS FT. KHALID – SO DONE

BRANDY FT. CHANCE THE RAPPER – BABY MAMA

BRI STEVES – ANTI QUEEN

CHLOE X HALLE – BABY GIRL

CIARA FT. ESTER DEAN – ROOTED

SZA – GOOD DAYS – WINNER

BURNA BOY (NIGERIA) - WINNER

BURNA BOY (NIGERIA) – WINNER

BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT

AYA NAKAMURA (FRANCE)

BURNA BOY (NIGERIA) – WINNER

DIAMOND PLATNUMZ (TANZANIA)

EMICIDA (BRAZIL)

HEADIE ONE (UK)

WIZKID (NIGERIA)

YOUNG T & BUGSEY (UK)

YOUSSOUPHA (FRANCE) 

VIEWER’S CHOICE AWARD

CARDI B FT. MEGAN THEE STALLION – WAP

CHRIS BROWN & YOUNG THUG – GO CRAZY

DABABY FT. RODDY RICCH – ROCKSTAR

DJ KHALED FT. DRAKE – POPSTAR

DRAKE FT. LIL DURK – LAUGH NOW CRY LATER

LIL BABY – THE BIGGER PICTURE

MEGAN THEE STALLION FT. BEYONCÉ – SAVAGE (REMIX) – WINNER

SILK SONIC – LEAVE THE DOOR OPEN

CARDI B FT. MEGAN THEE STALLION - WAP - WINNER

CARDI B FT. MEGAN THEE STALLION – WAP – WINNER

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

CARDI B – UP

CARDI B FT. MEGAN THEE STALLION – WAP – WINNER

CHLOE X HALLE – DO IT

CHRIS BROWN & YOUNG THUG – GO CRAZY

DRAKE FT. LIL DURK – LAUGH NOW CRY LATER

SILK SONIC – LEAVE THE DOOR OPEN

 

VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR

BENNY BOOM

BRUNO MARS AND FLORENT DÉCHARD – WINNER

COLE BENNETT

COLIN TILLEY

DAVE MEYERS

HYPE WILLIAMS

JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH - WINNER

JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH – WINNER

BEST MOVIE

COMING 2 AMERICA

JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH – WINNER

MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM

ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI

SOUL

THE UNITED STATES VS. BILLIE HOLIDAY

BEST ACTRESS

ANDRA DAY – WINNER

ANGELA BASSETT

ISSA RAE

JURNEE SMOLLETT

VIOLA DAVIS

ZENDAYA

BEST ACTOR

ALDIS HODGE

CHADWICK BOSEMAN – WINNER

DAMSON IDRIS

DANIEL KALUUYA

EDDIE MURPHY

LAKEITH STANFIELD

YOUNGSTARS AWARD

ALEX R. HIBBERT

ETHAN HUTCHISON

LONNIE CHAVIS

MARSAI MARTIN – WINNER

MICHAEL EPPS

STORM REID

NAOMI OSAKA - WINNER

NAOMI OSAKA – WINNER

SPORTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD

A’JA WILSON

CANDACE PARKER

CLARESSA SHIELDS

NAOMI OSAKA – WINNER

SERENA WILLIAMS

SKYLAR DIGGINS-SMITH

SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD

KYRIE IRVING

LEBRON JAMES  – WINNER

PATRICK MAHOMES

RUSSELL WESTBROOK

RUSSELL WILSON

STEPHEN CURRY

 

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